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Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
1865/04/01 William Henry Fitzhugh Lee Confederate Commander Siege of Petersburg
1865/04/01 George E Pickett Confederate Commander Siege of Petersburg
1865/04/01 Philip H Sheridan Union commander Siege of Petersburg

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Particulars for Five Forks Battlefield:
Structure Type Fortification
Criteria Historic Event
Area of Significance Military
Level of Significance National
Owner Private
Sight Category Site



US National Registry of Historic Places Data »

Accurate at time of registration: 15th October 1966

PLACE DETAILS
Registry Name: Five Forks Battlefield
Registry Address: 12 mi. W of Petersburg on CR 627 at Church Rd.
Registry Number: 66000830
Resource Type: Site
Owner: Private
Architectural Style: No style listed
Area in Acres: 1300
Contributing Buildings: 1
Non-Contributing Buildings: 1
Contributing Sites: 1
Other Certification: Designated National Landmark, National Landmark boundary approved
Certification: Listed in the National Register
Nominator Name: National Historic Landmark
CULTURAL DETAILS
Level of Significance: National
Area of Significance: Military
Applicable Criteria: Event
Period of Significance: 1850-1874
Significant Year: 1865
Historic Function: Defense
Historic Sub-Function: Fortification
Current Function: Domestic, Agriculture, subsistence
Current Sub-Function: Single dwelling Agricultural fields

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